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Indian Coffee House

Address: Commissioner Compound, M. G. Road, Near Gandhi Hall, Indore, MP, India - 452001

Area / Landmark: M. G. Road, District Court

Contact Us: +91-731-243-2226

Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, South Indian
Features: Casual Dining Café, Eat-In, Pure Vegetarian, Take-Away
Menu: View Menu
Specialities: Coffees, Dosas
Avg. Price/Head: ₹ 200
Budget: ₹₹₹
Bar/Alcohol Served: No

About Restaurant

The Indian Coffee House has a long history !! In the pre-independence era, Government of India set up the Coffee Board, under the British rule, to promote drinking of coffee and sale of coffee seeds by farmers !! Post independence, the workers formed the co-operative societies in different states of India and renamed the network as INDIAN COFFEE HOUSE !! The first Indian Coffee House was opened in New Delhi on October 27, 1957 !!


Madhya Pradesh state has many branches of the Indian Coffee House and Indore alone has four !! This is a very popular Indian style café serving South-Indian cuisine, snacks, meals, South Indian coffee, and much more, while being very friendly to the pocket !!


Therefore, this is one of the favourite joints to have food, for the students, who are perennially low on budget !! Many people, who grew up drinking coffee here in the college days, swear by it !! It is a dark, bitter brew with milky undertones, served in old-fashioned ceramic cups by waiters clad in grimy White uniform with Red turbans and cummerbunds !! This is an institution in itself !! 


Laminate tables and plastic chairs in a particularly unattractive shade of brown have replaced the cane furniture of yore !! The food is decidedly unpretentious — there is coffee (hot and cold, no frappes, mochas or cappuccinos here, thank you), filter coffee, tea, lassi, milkshakes, South Indian meals and snacks, Chinese dishes, Indian dishes (Punjabi/Awadhi), Chicken and Mutton dishes, Thaalis, rice dishes (including pulaao & biryaani), and of course sandwiches, French Toast (Bombay Toast, if you will), paav-bhaaji, chhola-bhatura, chips, cutlets, pakodas, eggs, etc. and some basic ice creams as desserts !! 

Indian and Chinese main course dishes, rice dishes, and even salads can be ordered here either in full portions or half portions (remember the student budgets?) !! This is a great option when you are alone or when the two of you don't want to order the same dish, and taste various delicacies !! They have a mini thaali too !!

And the last thing - do not worry too much on the rather funny spellings of certain dishes such as sandwitches (sandwiches), Choumein (Chow Mein), Choupsey (Chop Suey), and the like !!


(Written by the Indore Rocks team, with inputs on the subject from an article in Live Mint)

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Location, Branches & Other Details

Timings: 07:30 AM To 10:30 PM
Party Facilities:
Payment Options: Cash
Branches: Indian Coffee House-M. G. Road | Indian Coffee House-Bhawarkuan | Indian Coffee House-Khandwa Road | Indian Coffee House-Vijay Nagar

User Rating & Reviews

Kabir May 30, 2020
 "South Indian Dishes"
The place is having really pretty ambience and the taste and presentation of South Indian dishes is very good, they serve is really amazing and worth the price. Also Tea and coffee are tasty.
Gokul patel April 30, 2017
 "Authentic south Indian food "
This is the only place where I love south Indian food. They are the only one that serves authentic south Indian delicacy rest of the restaurants don't excel in it frankly speaking
Yogesh kumar Sahagal September 19, 2014
 "Amazing place "
I refer only Indian coffee house in evening with my friends , i ts very good and beautiful place
Feel good to go Indian coffee house .....
Yashraj Dhillon August 06, 2014
 "As good as all other coffee houses."
The Indian coffee house is a wide spread chain in India and serves great south indian food and coffee.

The quality and taste here is no less and the experience is great. Great place to spend a lazy afternoon out with friends or family for some great coffee and excellent south indian food.
Chiranjeev Kothari April 23, 2014
 "ICH!..Worth Money"
One of the best place to have breakfast..great South Indian food!..pretty evenly priced...fits your pocket!..and the best part..its in the center of the city...grt hangout place.
Rajat Kumar April 19, 2014
A very good place
December 21, 2013
 "Good Food But Slow Service"
They are good at taste but offer slow service on peak hours.
Sridhar Ra
 "No Review"
Wraps with various fillings and different Rice preparations !!
Varieties of Non Vegetarian Dishes
Sandwich corner.